Mercenaries aid interventionist US policies

The United States uses private defense contractors to serve military first expansionist policies, former marine captain and State Department officer Matthew Hoh told RIA Novosti.

“To continue an interventionist policy in Muslim countries, the United States needs to have forces … Read the rest

The United States uses private defense contractors to serve military first expansionist policies, former marine captain and State Department officer Matthew Hoh told RIA Novosti.

“To continue an interventionist policy in Muslim countries, the United States needs to have forces … Read the rest

‘Obama’s immoral and illegal war in Iraq and Syria’: Ron Paul

Obama’s new wars in Iraq and Syria are totally immoral as well as illegal under US and international law, RPI Chairman Ron Paul told RT’s Abby Martin in September. The idea that US force will solve the problem is also … Read the rest

US targets Syrian oil field in anti-ISIS air strike

The United States and its partners launched a new round of strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria on Wednesday.

According to Agency France-Presse, strikes involved targeting an oil field in Syria near the towns of Al-Omar and Deir ez-Zor, … Read the rest

Lavrov: Syria and Iran are natural allies in fight against ISIS

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Iraq and Syria are natural allies in the fight against ISIS.

Lavrov spoke at the International Conference on Peace and Security in Iraq, in Paris on 15 September 2014.

The foreign minister warned … Read the rest

ISIS a disgrace to true fundamentalism

By Slavoj Žižek.

It has become a commonplace in recent months to observe that the rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, is the latest chapter in the long story of the anticolonial awakening — the … Read the rest

By Slavoj Žižek.

It has become a commonplace in recent months to observe that the rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, is the latest chapter in the long story of the anticolonial awakening — the … Read the rest

White House says beheading video authentic

The White House confirmed on Wednesday that a video showing the beheading of US journalist Steven Sotloff by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants was authentic.

“The US Intelligence Community has analyzed the recently released video showing US … Read the rest

British man called John beheaded American journalist Foley

The jihadist who beheaded the American journalist James Foley is believed to be British born militant from London who calls himself John, it can be revealed.

John spoke English with an accent identified as southern British by a linguistic expert, … Read the rest